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Wednesday

Spring is in the air…..

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Hey Mici your so fine…..

Check out this amazing trio. We were very lucky to get Paphiopedilum Micranthum. Only discovered relatively recently in 1951 by Tang and Wang. This took the orchid world by storm and still get’s orchid fanciers blood flowing with its plump … Continue reading

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Foxgloves

We just love foxgloves in the Potting Shed. Its strange how something so beautiful is so poisonous, (this happens alot in life!) saying that they also save thousands of lives with there heart stimulant properties (digitalin) these particular ones are … Continue reading

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The Little Potting Shed

  The Little Potting Shed opened April 2013

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On the tiles!!!

Todays  creation comprises, mini primroses planted on to an old French terracotta roof tile. The compost is held in with 2 silver birch logs then bound with string and ivy. A lovely uplifting gift  to cheer the spirit!  

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Feed me Seymour…..

Amazing slipper orchid hybrids. Just love these, every one has its own character with their little warty often hairy faces. These also have lovely mottled foliage, just keep in a warm shady position and enjoy…

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More helleborus

More beautifull helleborus. This time helleborus x ericsmithii which is a hybrid between niger and sternii. The flowers open a rich cream then fade to a lovely parchment colour with the whole effect lasting for months. They look great in … Continue reading

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Helleborus time

Helleborus time is well and truly upon us. These little niger hybrids are very cute in there vintage terracotta pots. A perfect gift or why not half a dozen down the centre of the table. Gorgeous bouquet of helleborus x hybridus, … Continue reading

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Mini bay trees

Cute mini bay trees wrapped in palm bark being packaged up on a journey to there final destination Peppermint Bay, Spinningfields, Manchester. Here the package will be opened and they will carefully be placed in tiny glass cubes and sit … Continue reading

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Winter whites….

  Friendly feline visitor. This little fellow pops into the shop to see us every so often, stays for about an hour , has a saucer of milk then vanishes. He/she has a striking white coat. Mini white muscari . These … Continue reading

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